Office Administrator

Date: 11-Jun-2022

Location: Hull, Hull, GB, HU6 7QH

Company: simsmetalm

Sims Metal (Sims) is a global leader in metal recycling. With facilities across the globe, Sims plays an intrinsic role in the circular economy by making resources available for future use. As a responsible corporate citizen, we continuously seek new ways to broaden our participation in the environmental sector, ensuring that our future is as bright, safe, and secure as at any time in our long history.

 

Sims is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of all of our employees, and we are committed to creating a working environment that is built on a foundation of respect and inclusion where everyone can contribute, advance on merit, and realize their full potential.

Seeking a well-organised and self-motivated person interested in working in the recycling and environmental sustainability industry. This position is responsible for assisting in the administration of all aspects of depot activities and overseeing all facets of weighbridge operations when needed. This involves recording all materials in and out of the site and data entry. Working at our Resevoir Road side in Hull, the successful candidate will be part of a team and work under the supervision of a knowledgeable and supportive Site Manager.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide general administration support to the site manager
  • Recording of site absence, holidays and ingoing and outgoing post activities
  • Deal with incoming telephone enquiries in a friendly and professional manner
  • Ensure the Company’s weighbridge procedures are adhered to at all times
  • Control site purchase order systems
  • Co-ordinate with yard personnel to ensure the correct processing of all loads
  • Liaison with customers, lorry drivers, contractors and any other visitors to the company who may call at the weighbridge
  • Ensure compliance by all staff, contractors and visitors to the site with the Company Health and Safety Policy
  • COTC cover for site and Hazard Waste control reporting
  • Control purchases of consumables – PPE, stationary and office maintenance
  • Check and maintain first aid boxes
  • Check fire extinguishers
  • Ensure site accounting records are kept accurate and up to date,
  • Ensure that reporting requirements for the Head Office Accounts Department are met

 

Key Skills/Competencies

  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable
  • Integrity and confidentiality
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good problem solving skills and the ability to stay calm under pressure
  • The ability to manage a varied workload
  • Reliable and able to deal with confidential information
  • Availability to work core hours with flexibility to meet operational requirements

 

 

Qualifications/Knowledge

  • Strong IT skills (MS Word, Excel etc.) and the ability to learn new processes
  • Good numeracy and literacy skills essential
  • Basic knowledge of Health & Safety legislation

With a promote-from-within philosophy and a variety of programs available to support continuous learning, Sims offers the opportunity for a rewarding career. We are committed to the ecologically sound and sustainable use of resources and strive to operate in a manner that minimizes waste and protects the environment.

 

A career with Sims provides you with the opportunity to work with an organization whose goal is to be the world’s safest and most responsible recycling company. Our people achieve this by creating a zero-harm workplace, being exemplary members of the communities in which we operate, and being responsible stewards of the environment. We also offer competitive pay and a range of attractive benefits.

 

Find Out More…

Please visit www.simsltd.com for more information on Sims and its commitment to sustainability.

SIMS LIMITED IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE VALUE THE DIVERSITY OF ALL OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING AN INCLUSIVE WORKING ENVIRONMENT WHERE EVERYONE CAN CONTRIBUTE, ADVANCE ON MERIT, AND REALISE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. SIMS LIMITED DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF AGE, GENDER REASSIGNMENT, BEING MARRIED OR IN A CIVIL PARTNERSHIP, BEING PREGNANT OR ON MATERNITY LEAVE, DISABILITY, RACE INCLUDING COLOUR, NATIONALITY, ETHNIC OR NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION OR BELIEF, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR ANY OTHER BASIS COVERED BY APPROPRIATE LAW. ALL EMPLOYMENT IS DECIDED ON THE BASIS OF QUALIFICATIONS, MERIT, AND BUSINESS NEED.